Environmental Noise Pollution: Has Public Health Become too Utilitarian?

Environmental Noise Pollution: Has Public Health Become too Utilitarian?

Environmental noise pollution is an ever-increasing problem. The various sources: Aircraft, Road Traffic and Wind Farms are reviewed, but the latter source, because of the intrusive, impulsive and incessant nature of the sound emitted, is the major focus of this review. Wind turbines produce a range of sound but it is the Infrasound and low […]

Call for Mossmorran operators to be put in Holyrood ‘dock’

Call for Mossmorran operators to be put in Holyrood ‘dock’

People living in the shadow of the Mossmorran chemical plant pledged to put its operators in the dock amid fears about the impact on their health. A petition is to be launched calling for Shell and ExxonMobil to be brought before a Scottish Parliament committee. Recent prolonged flaring and thick plumes of black smoke reignited […]

Call for Scottish Government review of Mossmorran complex

Call for Scottish Government review of Mossmorran complex

The Scottish Government has been urged to launch an independent review of Fife’s Mossmorran complex amid ongoing public anxiety. It is feared an investigation into recent flaring at the site by Scotland’s environmental regulator Sepa may not go far enough and calls have been made for further action. MSPs Alex Rowley and Annabelle Ewing have […]

Mossmorran Public Meeting

Mossmorran Public Meeting

Mossmorran Action Group has called a public meeting in response to widespread public concern about recent extended flaring at Mossmorran. The recent emergency flaring lasted for 9 days, and caused light, noise and air pollution which gave rise to scores of complaints by local residents to multiple agencies as well as extensive comment on social […]

Investigation launched into Mossmorran flaring

Investigation launched into Mossmorran flaring

A full investigation has been launched into flaring at a Fife chemical plant after scores of complaints. The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) has branded last week’s episode at the Mossmorran complex “a prolonged and unsatisfactory situation” and pledged to consider if any further controls should be imposed on operators Shell and ExxonMobil. It will […]

Resident-led action group seeking redress from the long-term social, health and environmental impacts from the Mossmorran facilities in Central Fife operated by ExxonMobil (Fife Ethylene Plant) and Shell (Fife NGL).

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